Epstein Joslin Architects

Public Gathering

Boarding House Park Performance Pavilion

Lowell, MA

An outdoor yet covered Stage built as a garden trellis, outdoor market and trolley stop at the edge of a public park and canal central to the restored Mills and Boarding Houses of the historic Lowell National Park, MA. The facility has a seating capacity of 600 on a central lawn. The venue is the summer stage for the Lowell International Folk Festival, assorted national touring entertainers and local ethnic community groups.

(Alan Joslin, as Project Architect with William Rawn Associtates, Architects, Inc.)

Photography copyright Steve Rosenthal

Project Completion Date


Project Cost

$1 million

Project Size

4100 sf


National Park Service

80 Trowbridge Street Cambridge, MA 02138 telephone: 617-868-1766 fax: 617-661-1148